| Mar 28, 2012
| 11:30 AM
The first thing you notice in a phone interview with Liza Minnelli is how much she sounds like Liza Minnelli.
A living legend since her teen years, Liza is often parodied — the grin, the squeals, the flowing gowns and grandiose arm gestures. Just...
| May 8, 2012
| 11:09 AM
The following is from the May 1 City Council meeting:
Mayor Jane Egly presented a proclamation to David Horne's service to the city as long-time chair of the Laguna Coast Fire Safe Council and procurer of grants to fund...
| May 16, 2012
| 2:06 PM
So it turns out that bigger isn’t always better.
Last year, singer Melanie Gall performed her tribute to the life and lesser known songs of Irving Berlin in “My Pal Izzy,” a show that seemed a bit cozy for the relatively expansive...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 11:32 AM
The Winter Park Playhouse will continue its tradition of offering lighthearted musical theater in its upcoming 10th-anniversary season.
And, as a thank-you to series subscribers, season tickets will be offered at the original 2002 prices.
| Apr 8, 2012
| 6:05 PM
Bunnies and bonnets graced the streets in Midtown Sunday near St. Patrick's Cathedral.
It was a time to leave the chocolate and jelly beans at home and enjoy the sights and sounds of this year's Easter Day Parade.
"I love it. Everyone is from all around...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 8:32 PM
3-D Theatricals is taking a trip down the yellow brick road. Along the way, the theater production company has implemented modern twists transforming the typical two-dimensional "The Wizard of Oz" into a three-dimensional manifestation of lions, tigers,...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 1:36 PM
I call my father every Veterans Day and thank him for killing the Nazis. He's a proud 89-year-old Naval and Office of Strategic Services veteran of World War II and has a baseball cap that declares as much. He was taking a walk one day when he saw a man...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 9:47 AM
CANNON BEACH, Ore. — If someone were to write a book about the weather in Cannon Beach, it would be part mystery, part thriller, part summer romance.
A fleece vest and scarf were all I needed on a recent brisk afternoon as I sat on the Oregon...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 2:05 PM
If real-life holiday drama has you down — or you simply want to take a break from the fun-but-hectic festivities and relax — we’ve got a list that you can check twice, filled with shows both naughty and nice. Traditional to irreverent,...
| Nov 24, 2011
The critically acclaimed "It's a Wonderful Life: Live of the Biograph!" returns to Chicago now through December 31, 2011. You can find the Biograph Theater at 2433 N. Lincoln Ave. Put together by the American Blues Theater (ABT), performances are Thursday...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 8:36 PM
Dreaming of a white Christmas in sunny Southern California?
To see snow really fall in Costa Mesa, just buy a ticket for one of the holiday season's hottest tickets: the Broadway musical version of Irving Berlin's "White Christmas" at the Segerstrom...
| Dec 26, 2011
| 7:47 PM
"The sun is shining, the grass is green, the orange and palm trees sway." We may seldom hear those introductory lines to Irving Berlin's holiday anthem "White Christmas," but that's how the song begins.
The scene supposedly is California—in...